Downwind run: Garth Brierley in Red Boat
Downwind run: Garth Brierley in Red Boat Contributed by Marina Hobbs

Victory for Doctor’s Orders at PCSC club championship

LAST weekend's club championship provided outstanding performances from the sailors at the Port Curtis Sailing Club.

The race held was the final event in this greatly coveted series, which traditionally is hotly contested by PCSC members.

In the big boats, Immigrant, Doctor's Orders, Solitaire and Tuan lined up for an excellent afternoon sail.

The conditions were moderate, with 10-13 knots of breeze and scattered clouds adorning the skies.

Immigrant and Solitaire had strong windward starts, putting significant time on Doctor's Orders until the trimaran annihilated their lead on the reaching legs of the course.

At the end of the day Doctor's Orders took out the race, winning line honours and on corrected time by only three seconds to Immigrant. Solitaire followed, with Tuan's impressive hull trailing some distance behind.

Competition in the dinghy fleet was strong with six fast boats enjoying the outing.

Impulse sailor Scott Patrick was the star of the day taking out both races.

Other standout performances came from the likes of Jack Paul, Jackson Cooper and Morgan Lewis.

With the sailing season coming to an end, members are now looking forward to the annual PCSC presentation evening being held at the clubhouse on May 25.

Now that the overall winner of the Club Championship Series has been decided, sailors are keen to find out who is taking home the silverware.

Two races remain in this season's calendar, both contributing points to the handicap series.

Racing tomorrow beings at 2pm abeam Spinnaker Park.

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